'Passion for work will make successful entrepreneur'

Students came together to discover, explore their potential at Youth to Business Forum 2010

Speaking to presspersons on the sidelines of Youth to Business Forum 2010 organised by the AIESEC Manipal University here on Saturday, he said the passion within us should be ignited and allowed to grow. “Don’t do something which you do not understand.”

Stating that entrepreneurs are born, he said “for me, business is like a game. If you lose, you can become better players in future.”
Later, addressing the students, he said that focusing on core competencies will add more value.

He said multiple mentors add more dimensions and solutions to the problems in business.

Adding value to a customer should be the priority of an entrepreneur.
Ramesh said no business plans are perfect. One need to evolve as one goes. Gut feel will impact most decision one makes as an entrepreneur.
Another speaker, SREI Sahaj e-village CEO Sanjay Panigrahi said innovations can be in terms of new service or products, new delivery methods, new markets and new forms of organisation.

The innovations create demand which in turn results in the creation of wealth. Sahaj is operating 30,000 common service centres in six states.
Earlier, speaking to presspersons, Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship’s (CIIE) Aditi Gupta said CIIE promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in India. Through CIIE, about 35 companies have been started so far.
School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) Leader (Marketing and Communication) Neha Anand and Aporv CEO Sudip Dutta were present.

What is AIESEC?
AIESEC is an international platform for young students to discover and explore their potential. The forum aims at bridging the gap between campus life and the corporate world by uniting the smartest minds from both these areas under one roof.
Youth to Business Forum is one of its kind in Mangalore-Manipal. It provides a platform for the youth leaders of Mangalore and Manipal to associate themselves with reputed business leaders and successful entrepreneurs.
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Youngest CEO
Ashwin Ramesh turned entrepreneur when he was fifteen and half years. From an online gamer, he created OrganicApex, a specialised digital marketing firm with business units which deal with web services, products, properties and more. OrganicApex is an organisation based in Chennai with two delivery centres in US. It caters to the online adverstising that mainly concentrates on local business in US. There are nearly 50 people working for him at Chennai.
He said that he wants to serve the local business all over the world.

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